#Digidisciple for #Gain15

So, the other week I heard about #GAIN15, and after contacting @KosterLundqvist via Twitter, agreed to join them for a 5 minute Skype session this morning, before I head to Karate. Here’s what it looked like from their end: And here’s what it looked like from my end (pre-session!):  and just as we kick off: and here’s the notes I was working from: The Challenge of Discipleship in a Digital Age: GAIN So, have we Continue Reading →

[ABSTRACT] #DIGIDisciple: Issues and Opportunities for the Christian Sector in a Digital Age

Paper Abstract: Media, Religion and Culture in a Networked World, Canterbury, U.K. – August 4-8, 2014. Accepted.  A frequent topic in the British newspapers is the declining numbers in church membership. For many churchgoing is no longer the ‘cultural norm’. People don’t actively ignore the church: they don’t even think about it, whilst literally billions are in the digital spaces and the social networks. Those in the Christian sector, including churches, have been slow to recognize Continue Reading →

"Engaging in Discipleship in a Digital Age" #GNPT13

Today I am speaking at ‘the Word and the World‘ conference at the University of Chester: Word world-discipleship-digital-age from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

#MediaLit13: #DigiRev

This afternoon’s session: Media lit #Digirev from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Article in @christiantoday on Community in a Digital Age

Had a good email conversation with Quentin the other week, and here’s some of the results: In days gone by, connecting on a large scale meant Christians having to meet in person, in conference centres or church halls. Now, Christians anywhere and everywhere can connect with each other online every day. A virtual community has built up around the Bible thanks to The Big Bible Project, which currently has 60 active contributors and has around Continue Reading →

Article in @christiantoday on Community in a Digital Age

Had a good email conversation with Quentin the other week, and here’s some of the results: In days gone by, connecting on a large scale meant Christians having to meet in person, in conference centres or church halls. Now, Christians anywhere and everywhere can connect with each other online every day. A virtual community has built up around the Bible thanks to The Big Bible Project, which currently has 60 active contributors and has around Continue Reading →

ABSTRACT: 'The Word & The World' @TRSChester

Conference ‘Call for Papers‘ (and yes, I am a day late, so no idea if it will considered or not) Name: Dr Bex Lewis, CODEC (Centre for Christian Communication in a Digital Age), Durham University Paper Title: Engaging in Discipleship in a Digital Age 200 Word Abstract: The ‘digital age’ brings the opportunity for a wider range of voices to contribute to conversations: many online will engage with “church” through their friends rather than formal Continue Reading →

Interviewed in @YouthWorkMag Magazine

The whole issue is titled “The Internet Issue“, so plenty of stories for those with an interest in digital culture and digital discipleship to read. If you’ve not had YouthWork magazine before, you can get a free copy mailed to you. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Continue Reading →